Dear St. Catherine Parish Family, This Sunday we resume our public Masses in the parish. As you know, we will be celebrating our Masses out on the large field next to the parish hall in order to reduce the risk of contagion. Please refer to the directives here for more information regarding Mass protocols. This Sunday, being the feast of Pentecost, is a wonderful time to resume our Masses since Pentecost is really the birthday of the Church. This is also a time when many of o
Dear St. Catherine Parish Family, Tomorrow morning at 9:00am, we will have our first public Mass since Masses were suspended in the archdiocese a couple of months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic. I know many of you have been anxiously waiting to return back to Mass and to receive the Eucharist, in particular. I had originally planned to have all of our daily Masses on the patio of the parish hall; however, I am anticipating a larger crowd for tomorrow’s Mass, so I will
Sunday, May 17 Faith Ablaze! Scripture Study will be live streamed on our Facebook page at 9:00am. Masses will be live streamed on our Facebook page at 10:15am in English and 1:30pm in Spanish. Please see the attached worship aid which includes the readings and hymns for the Mass in English. Online Giving and Special Collections Thanks to all of you who are continuing to give so generously to support the needs of our parish. During the time that public Masses have been suspe
Dear St. Catherine Parish Family, I want to offer my thanks again to all of you who are continuing to give so generously to support the needs of our parish. During the time that public Masses have been suspended, we have consistently been receiving 70-80% of our budgeted offertory. Because of your generosity and certain reductions in expenses that we have implemented, we have been able to sustain our operations without issue thus far, so I ask you to please consider continui
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Dear St. Catherine Parish Family, On this Mother’s Day weekend, I am particularly grateful to all the wonderful mothers of our parish, and in a special way, I thank God for the gift of my own mother. I would like to echo the words of St. John Paul II who, in 1995, wrote in his Letter to Women: “Thank you, women who are mothers! You have sheltered human beings within yourselves in a unique experience of joy and travail. This experience makes you become God's own smile upon the